Ashy or dark skin affect people of all race and gender. Some people suffer from ashy elbow or dark neck due to a skin condition, while others simply experience dry skin in this area.
Many people try to wear shirts that cover their elbows and neck so that they are not exposed. Fortunately, there are many ways to get rid of dry and dark skin on your elbows, knees and neck.
Here are the most effective natural procedures that can help you solve this embarrassing problem:
1. Aloe Vera
Even if not everyone has this plant in the pot, it is quite easy to get it. A few aloe leaves, sliced, will do miracles for dry skin. You can also use the gel as a cream. It works well in the neck area. Apply the gel on the problem area and leave it there for 20 minutes. Then rinse with water.
Repeat the process every day until you get the desired result.
2. Baking soda
It is already known to be a natural scrub that whitens the skin. Therefore, mix baking soda with water and massage the dark areas of your skin.
The chemical composition of potatoes helps to whiten the skin. You can put grated potatoes or the juice from a grated potato on the desired area, wait 15 minutes and rinse. You can add a little lemon in the potato juice.
4. Lemon juice
Lemon has exfoliating properties and is rich in vitamin C, which helps eliminate dead cells. Massage the ashy skin with lemon juice and wait for 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water and apply a moisturizing cream. You can follow the same steps by mixing the lemon juice with a teaspoon of honey.
It’s very simple: make an olive oil and sugar paste and use it as a scrub, especially in elbow and knee area. Wipe with a soft paper towel or rinse with water.
6. Almond oil
Almonds are extremely nutritious and useful to your body. Massage the problem area with almond oil or mix almond powder with yogurt and let the paste dry on the affected skin. Rinse with cold water and repeat the process once or twice a day.
Cucumbers are known for their whitening properties. Use them raw or in combination with lemon juice. Massage or simply hold your elbows in cucumber juice and you will see the difference in just a few days.